In Plesk you can see the list of registered IP addresses, add, and
Every IP address registered in Plesk must be designated as either
dedicated or shared.
- A dedicated IP address is bound to a single account (Plesk
administrator, Customer, or Reseller). It can be used to host
multiple websites as long as they belong to the same account.
- A shared IP address can be shared among any number of websites
regardless if they belong to the same account or not.
Designating an IP address as dedicated has the following benefits:
- The ability to host FTP shares accessible anonymously (without
- The ability to limit the damage to an IP address reputation (for
example, caused by the subscription owner sending out spam) to the
websites hosted on that IP address.
- The ability to secure a single website with an SSL/TLS certificate if
Server Name Indication (SNI) support is unavailable. SNI makes it
possible to enable SSL/TLS protection for websites on shared IP
addresses. However, this might not work for all servers and browsers.
To learn more, read SSL/TLS and Shared IP
Note: To be able to create a subscription and host websites you must have
either a shared IP address or at least a single unassigned dedicated
IP address on the server.
Listing registered IP addresses
To view the list of IP addresses registered in Plesk along with
essential information such as the IP address type or the number of
websites hosted on a given IP address, go to Tools &
Settings > IP Addresses.
You can search for IP addresses using the search menu. You can display
it by clicking the arrow button on the right side of the screen.
Adding IP addresses
Go to Tools & Settings > IP Addresses.
Click Add IP Address.
Note: If you are running Plesk in a Virtuozzo container, you can add IP